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May The Brain Death ‘Controversy’ Die A Dignified Death

29 Shevat 5771 – February 2, 2011
There has been a bizarre, unfortunate and hurtful conversation taking place in the public domain (including every imaginable forum) regarding the halachic viewpoint on brain death.

Tolna Rebbe Visits L.A.

14 Shevat 5771 – January 19, 2011
The Los Angeles community recently hosted a weeklong visit by the Tolna Rebbe of Yerushalayim. The Rebbe visited all the main Jewish communities from Pico-Robertson to Hancock Park, and the San Fernando Valley.

‘My Father’s Soul Was Burning To Help Klal Yisrael’: Amos Bunim Discusses the Legacy...

1 Tevet 5771 – December 8, 2010
Irving Bunim (1901-1980) is probably best known among Orthodox Jews for his best-selling, three-volume Ethics From Sinaicommentary on Pirkei Avos.

Israel’s Rebirth ‘A Boring Story’ To U.S. Jews: An Interview with American Zionist Hero...

14 Nisan 5770 – March 29, 2010
In 1947-1948 I lived in Boro Park where, against parental and rabbinic advice, I joined a Zionist group. By 1950 I was packing machine-gun parts for Israel in a home not far from the Young Israel. But what I did as a child does not compare to what my friend and colleague David Gutmann did for love of Zion at that very time on the dangerous open seas.

50 & 10: The Jewish Press and Rabbi Sholom Klass

12 Shevat 5770 – January 27, 2010
I see him now in my mind's eye. He is sitting at his desk in his office at The Jewish Press, a Gemara open before him, other scholarly tomes on the side, engaged in what he loved best: learning Torah.

Orthodox Groups Sharpen Focus On Jewish Ethics

19 Tishri 5770 – October 7, 2009
On the first day of Rosh Hashanah, Rabbi Moshe Shulman of the Young Israel of St. Louis devoted his sermon to yashrut, the Hebrew notion of fairness and honesty, calling it a "foundational concept" in Jewish life.

Title: A Vow Fulfilled – The Fran Laufer Story: Memories and Miracles

11 Sivan 5769 – June 3, 2009
Everyone loves a success story. We can't resist the vicarious thrill of escaping into the lives of real-life heroes who, against all odds, miraculously and heroically soar. It's no wonder, then, that a book like A Vow Fulfilled - The Fran Laufer Story: Memories and Miracles has the power to capture our attention.

Students Raise Thousands For Chickens For Shabbos

24 Shevat 5769 – February 18, 2009
Students from several Queens' yeshivas joined forces in two back-to-back bake sales, and raised over $5,000 to help feed the poor in Israel through the Chickens for Shabbos program.

Students Raise Thousands For Chickens For Shabbos

Students from several Queens' yeshivas joined forces in two back-to-back bake sales, and raised over $5,000 to help feed the poor in Israel through the Chickens for Shabbos program.

The Mikveh For Men

I attend a Tanya shiur (lesson) every Sunday evening at the Chabad House of Queens. At 9:30 p.m., we daven Maariv.

Conference Encourages Shuls and Yeshivas to Open Shop

27 Kislev 5769 – December 24, 2008
Like many, yeshivas and shuls have taken a financial hit during this recession. A good way for them to make extra money would be by thinking like entrepreneurs.

Of Apathy And Multitudes

14 Adar I 5768 – February 20, 2008
I met a friend several weeks ago at a hastily called grassroots meeting at the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills to discuss Israel's difficult predicament.

Oceanside, N.Y. – To Be Young Again

11 Tammuz 5767 – June 27, 2007
Youth is the key to a Jewish community. Sure, there are snowbird synagogues, but bocce ball and bingo aren't going to attract young couples.

Hollywood, Florida – Hooray For Hollywood

5 Sivan 5767 – May 22, 2007
When most people think of Hollywood, they think "lights, camera, action," along with images of movie stars, celebrities and the Lakers.

The Singular Experience

22 Kislev 5767 – December 13, 2006
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14          After Work Schmooze, ages 20's and 30's. Makor - Steinhardt Building, 35 W. 67th St., Manhattan. 7 p.m. 212-601-1000. www.makor.org            Central...

Rav Avigdor Miller: The Later Years

17 Av 5764 – August 4, 2004
From 1946 to 1975 Rav Miller was the rav of the Young Israel of Rugby in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn. In 1975 the shul relocated to Ocean Parkway near Avenue R and was subsequently called Bais Yisroel Torah Center. Rav Miller served as the rav there until his passing in 2001.

Fat Free Yeshivas

7 Tevet 5764 – January 1, 2004
I recently attended an all-day shidduch program sponsored by the National Council of Young Israel in Manhattan.

Letters To The Editor

28 Iyyar 5763 – May 30, 2003
No Fan Of Joe'sI wish to praise The Jewish Press for its refusal to give Sen. Joseph Lieberman a free pass simply because he...

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